Henry Albert Halvorson

21 May 1875–20 January 1971 (Age 95)
Houston, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Henry Albert

When Henry Albert Halvorson was born on 21 May 1875, in Houston, Minnesota, United States, his father, Truls Halverson, was 29 and his mother, Berget Larsdatter Samuelsbratten, was 23. He lived in Black Hammer, Houston, Minnesota, United States in 1880. He died on 20 January 1971, in Houston, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota, United States.

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 9

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Norwegian): patronymic from the personal name Halvor, Old Norse Hallvarðr, composed of the elements hallr ‘rock’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘defender’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry A Swenson in household of Truls Swenson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Albert Halvorson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Henry Albert Halvorson - Government record: Census record: birth: 21 May 1875; Houston, Minnesota, United States

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